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  • 11 September 2019

    Place policy beyond Brexit

    Speaking at CSaP's 2019 annual conference, former DExEu Permanent Secretary, Philip Rycroft, suggested that the UK is facing both practical and existential questions in the face of Brexit.
  • 10 September 2019

    Extreme Risks - challenges for evidence and policy

    At our annual conference on 26 June, the Cambridge Centre for the Study of Existential Risk led a panel discussion on extreme risks and the challenges that impossible to predict ‘black swan’ events pose for policy makers.
  • 6 September 2019

    Dr Finbarr Livesey

    The Centre for Science and Policy was very sorry to learn about the death of a great friend and colleague, Dr Finbarr Livesey, who died from cancer on 2 September 2019.
  • 6 September 2019

    How Brexit is shaping the Civil Service

    Clare Moriarty, Permanent Secretary of the Department for Exiting the European Union kicked off the 2019 CSaP annual conference with a presentation on how Brexit is shaping the civil service. She categorised the effects that Brexit has had on the civil service over the last three years into five key chapters.
  • 23 July 2019

    What challenges and opportunities exist for quantum technologies in the UK?

    At the CSaP annual conference on 26 June, a panel of experts from York University, BEIS and the Defence Science & Technology Laboratory (Dstl) gave some thought-provoking insights on the opportunities and challenges of quantum technologies in the UK.
  • 17 July 2019

    ESRC-GO Science Areas of Research Interest (ARI) Fellowships

    The ESRC and the Government Office for Science are looking to appoint two Areas of Research Interest (ARI) Fellowships, for one year (with the potential to extend to two years), starting as soon as feasible from mid October 2019. The deadline for applications is 16.00 on 6 August.
  • 15 July 2019

    How can emerging technologies support and improve social care in the UK?

    Participants from a CSaP Policy Workshop held earlier this year on 'emerging technologies for social care' reconvened at our Annual Conference on 26 June to discuss the opportunities and challenges of scaling technologies to support and improve social care in the UK.
  • 1 July 2019

    Health policy professionals from MENA region: call for Policy Fellowship applications

    Policy makers working in health policy in the Middle East and North African region are invited to apply for a Policy Fellowship opportunity offered by the Centre for Science and Policy (CSaP) at the University of Cambridge and the Research for Health in Conflict (R4HC-MENA) project.
  • 28 June 2019

    Countering Cybercrime in the 21st Century

    How is cybercrime affecting our world and what can be done to counter it?